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Employment

Please note the City of Bluefield does not accept unsolicited resumes. The City of Bluefield does not accept or retain resumes that do not relate to a specific, open position.

To complete an application, please visit the City of Bluefield Municipal Complex at 200 Rogers Street. 

Resumes may be emailed to: angie.foley@cityofbluefield.com. Please include position applying for in the subject line. You may also mail your resume to:

Angie Foley
Director of Human Resources
City of Bluefield
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701 

Benefits package for full-time positions includes: health insurance, life insurance, retirement, vacation and sick pay, as well as supplemental options, including dental and vision insurance. 

The City of Bluefield is an equal opportunity employer for all positions.



Lifeguard

Part-Time

Job Description

Job Summary

The Lifeguard maintains constant surveillance of patrons in thefacility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in theevent of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until thearrival of emergency medical services.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain watch over the pool area ensuring a secure and safe environment
  • Employ accident prevention by enforcing pool rules and regulations
  • Respond to all injuries, incidents, and emergencies as directed by club policy
  • Teach private & group swim lesson to kids and adults of all abilities
  • Assist in the development, implementation and marketing of innovative swim programs
  • Assist in coaching a competitive swim team
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center

Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Current accredited Lifeguarding Certification or the ability to obtain the certification at the time of hire 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience lifeguarding or teaching swim lessons
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain the certification at the time of hire.
Certified Personal Trainer 

Part-Time

Job Summary 

The Personal Trainer provides a customfitness program in proper cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training ina one on one learning or small group environment to both health seekers andactive fitness participants to attain the participants’ chief goal(s). 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Arrives at work consistently on time, in proper uniform, andprepared to perform the essential functions of your job 
  • Motivates and inspire clients to get results through goalsetting, frequent follow-up, and re-assessments to show progress 
  • Maintains up to date client folders and tracks sessions 
  • Learns members’ names and unique individual goals each shift 
  • Educates members on proper exercise form and appropriate use ofequipment, providing appropriate intervention and communication when necessary 
  • Provides members with “spotting” support when safe andappropriate 
  • Maintains a neat and orderly environment by ensuring equipmentis returned to its proper location after use and educating members and clientsto do the same 
  • Maintains awareness of changes in schedules, staffing,procedures and environment that can affect a member’s experience, and leads membersthrough the changes in an informative, supportive manner 
  • Models consistently the Y’s values of caring, respect,responsibility and citizenship, thereby encouraging and supporting thedevelopment of these values within our members 
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service trainings 
Safety and Risk Management 

  • Adheres to all safety policies, rules and standard operatingprocedures established by Parks and Recreation 
  • Inspects, corrects and maintains the work station/environment toensure it is free from hazards or unsafe conditions 
  • Reports all injuries and accidents, no matter how minor,immediately to the appropriate supervisor 
  • Immediately reports all observed unsafe acts and conditions tothe supervisor 
  • Always reports to work in an acceptable condition, not under theinfluence of any substance that could inhibit the ability to work safety orefficiently 
Member Engagement 

  • Buildsand maintains effective, positive relationships with members, participants andstaff 
  • Creates asupportive community environment 
  • Modelsrelationship-building skills in all interactions 
  • Respondsand/or resolves member inquiries and/or concerns in a timely manner 
  • Understandsand executes their role in fulfilling our promise as a cause-drivenorganization 
Qualifications and Skills 

  • Must be18 years of age 
  • Currentcertification in Personal Training from an accredited organization, i.e. NASM,ACE, AFAA etc 
  • Thoroughknowledge of strength and cardiovascular equipment and their appropriate use 
  • Abilityto assess individual fitness and effectively build a customized fitnessprogram 
  • Physicalability to lead and interact in fitness activities and perform related physicalfitness skills 
  • Possessexcellent customer service and communication skills 
  • Possessor be willing to learn sales skills 
  • Ability toself-promote and network 
  • 1-2 yearsrelated experience preferred 
  • Certificationrequirements include, within 30 days of hire, CPR/AED and First Aid; ChildAbuse Prevention.